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Industrial Digital Transformation

By : Shyam Varan Nath, Ann Dunkin, Mahesh Chowdhary, Nital Patel
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Industrial Digital Transformation

By: Shyam Varan Nath, Ann Dunkin, Mahesh Chowdhary, Nital Patel

Overview of this book

Digital transformation requires the ability to identify opportunities across industries and apply the right technologies and tools to achieve results. This book is divided into two parts with the first covering what digital transformation is and why it is important. The second part focuses on how digital transformation works. After an introduction to digital transformation, you will explore the transformation journey in logical steps and understand how to build business cases and create productivity benefit statements. Next, you’ll delve into advanced topics relating to overcoming various challenges. Later, the book will take you through case studies in both private and public sector organizations. You’ll explore private sector organizations such as industrial and hi-tech manufacturing in detail and get to grips with public sector organizations by learning how transformation can be achieved on a global scale and how the resident experience can be improved. In addition to this, you will understand the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning in digital transformation. Finally, you’ll discover how to create a playbook that can ensure success in digital transformation. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-versed with industrial digital transformation and be able to apply your skills in the real world.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: The "Why" of Digital Transformation
Section 2: The "How" of Digital Transformation

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Introducing Digital Transformation, describes the concept of industrial digital transformation across different industry sectors and explains the importance of transformation to different internal and external stakeholders. It will help develop the reader’s understanding of the economic and productivity gains that can be achieved through digital transformation.

Chapter 2, Transforming the Culture in an Organization, covers the importance of the culture of change as a company positions itself organizationally for the transformation.

Chapter 3, Emerging Technologies to Accelerate Digital Transformation, explains the current and emerging digital technologies that facilitate and accelerate industrial digital transformation.

Chapter 4, Business Drivers for Industrial Digital Transformation, describes the changes to business processes and business models that are required for a successful digital transformation, as well as the right set of digital technologies.

Chapter 5, Transforming One Industry at a Time, looks at a selection of industrial digital transformation case studies, including the chemical, semiconductor, manufacturing, and construction industries.

Chapter 6, Transforming the Public Sector, examines case studies from different levels of the public sector, including federal, state, and local governments. These transformation scenarios are rarely driven by profitability but instead focus on the citizen experience and social good.

Chapter 7, The Transformation Ecosystem, describes the complete ecosystem that is needed to make a large-scale impact on an entire industry or sector.

Chapter 8, Artificial Intelligence in Digital Transformation, considers the different paradigms of learning, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning, and how these are being applied to accelerate the process of digital transformation.

Chapter 9, Pitfalls to Avoid in the Digital Transformation Journey, describes how digital transformation projects can go wrong, and how a lack of transformation may impact the long-term success of an enterprise. The chapter will help readers learn how to avoid such shortcomings.

Chapter 10, Measuring the Value of Transformation, showcases how to develop a business case, quantify the business outcomes, and develop the ROI of a transformation initiative.

Chapter 11, The Blueprint for Success, teaches the reader how to ensure the success of their digital transformation project and sustain it in the long term. This chapter provides tools and templates for developing detailed plans for transformation in different settings.